More than 200 coronavirus cases recorded in last five days across Sussex

More than 200 new COVID-19 cases have been recorded in Sussex in the last five days, according to the latest Government data.

More than 200 new COVID-19 cases have been recorded in Sussex in the last five days. Photo: Getty Images
More than 200 new COVID-19 cases have been recorded in Sussex in the last five days. Photo: Getty Images

Since Tuesday (September 8), the number of positive infections across Sussex has increased by 208 to 5,985

The largest increase has been seen in Brighton and Hove, with 43 new cases in the last five days. Chichester and Lewes have both seen only seven new cases — the fewest in Sussex.

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Across the whole of the UK, the number of people who have tested positive for coronavirus has increased by 3,330. A further five deaths were reported on Sunday, all of them in England.

There have been no further reported deaths in any of Sussex's hospitals. The most recent death was reported on August 28 by Western Sussex Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

The latest number of cases in each local authority:

- Adur

224 cases (increase of 12)

348.4 rate per 100,000 population

- Arun

385 cases (increase of 13)

239.5 rate per 100,000 population

- Chichester

320 cases (increase of 7)

264.2 rate per 100,000 population

- Crawley

502 cases (increase of 10)

446.6 rate per 100,000 population

- Horsham

583 cases (increase of 22)

405.4 rate per 100,000 population

- Mid Sussex

685 cases (increase of 13)

453.6 rate per 100,000 population

- Worthing

478 cases (increase of 18)

432.3 rate per 100,000 population

- Brighton and Hove

962 cases (increase of 43)

330.7 rate per 100,000 population

- Eastbourne

501 cases (increase of 23)

482.9 rate per 100,000 population

- Hastings

183 cases (increase of 11)

197.5 rate per 100,000 population

- Lewes

413 cases (increase of 7)

399.9 rate per 100,000 population

- Rother

218 cases (increase of 13)

226.9 rate per 100,000 population

- Wealden

531 cases (increase of 16)

328.8 rate per 100,000 population

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